Accounts Payable Assistant

The Standard is one of the most culturally engaged hotels in the world. Hotels with real cultural life, an inclusive spirit and true creative attitude. A destination layered with events and amusements that leaves you with an uplifted feeling...

At the cultural heart-beat of The Standard are our team who bring to life our spaces, engage with our guests and vibrate social energy, day and night across our numerous bars, restaurants, event and guest spaces. Here at The Standard, we take a slightly different approach to our people and look far and wide for individuals that bring a unique perspective with them to our team (not a 5 page CV). We do not ask you to conform, read from a script or follow the rules (ok sometimes there are rules) but not when it comes down to you being able to express yourself or celebrate your individuality.

We are defined by our richness of personality, diversity of background and lifestyle and are now looking for an Accounts Payable Assistant who will embody our ‘Anything but Standard’ ethos!

Your role

As an Accounts Payable Assistant at The Standard, London, you will become part of a specialised finance team that provides a dedicated accounting service on behalf of the business, guests and suppliers. Working as part of a wider finance team, you will support the Director of Finance and senior team with a range of accounting duties which may include; overseeing transactions and payments relating to our accounts payable ledger, logging invoices and ensuring that payments are made promptly and supporting with month end duties.

Most importantly you will ensure you and your team adopt a flexible and hands-on approach. With a meticulous eye for detail you never miss a thing, and you will be confident in supporting across all areas of the department and be able to deal with any queries from guests, clients and colleagues in a professional and responsive manner; that is far from anything but Standard!

So, it goes without saying that you will need to be highly social, upbeat and friendly; confident and can handle pressure well; thrive in a high volume, high energy environment and can manage relationships with both suppliers, guests and your colleagues with ease.

Do you have what it takes to be an Accounts Payable Assistant at the Standard.

While we take every detail of design and guest experience seriously, we do not take ourselves too seriously. ‘Standard People’ are at the heart of our brand; vivid, dynamic and engaging. You’ll intrinsically understand the unique microcosm and the context of our venues and city you represent.

While prior experience as an Accounts Payable Assistant will always be useful all are welcome at The Standard so your background may be less conventional; you will have an uncompromised and natural flair for negotiating a deal and be able to build genuine relationships with our suppliers. In addition to this you will also need….

  • A proven track record in a similar Accounts Assistant or Hotel Accounting role with exposure to a number of accounting functions, ideally gained in a similar ‘Lifestyle’ multi-site restaurant or multi-outlet hotel sector
  • Exceptional administration and organisation skills with great attention to detail combined with a natural ability and passion for numbers.
  • To be highly motivated and pro-active; act with professionalism and positivity in all interactions
  • Prior experience of using Data Plus accounting software, Birch Street Purchasing software or Opera PMS will be highly regarded
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel to a minimum of intermediate level

We are defined by our richness of personality and diversity of background and lifestyle so if you think you have what it takes to be an Accounts Payable Assistant, we’d love to hear from you!

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates.

Benefits Include

  • Meals on Duty
  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance (2 x Annual Salary)
  • Medical Assistance (including online GP and Physio)
  • Employee Assistance Programme with Well-being service
  • Discount platform including GYM
  • Worldwide Travel Discounts via The Standard Advantage platform
  • Employee & Family Rates across all Standard and Bunkhouse properties
  • In-house Experience Programme
  • F&B Discounts ranging from 25-50%
  • Recruitment Referral Bonus up to £1,000
  • Tuition Aid Scheme & subsidised training
  • Season Ticket Loan & Bike 2 Work Scheme
  • Social Committee with regular monthly social activities

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